Planophila terrestris R.D.Groover & A.M.Hofstetter
Planophila terrestris R.D.Groover & A.M.Hofstetter 1969: 75, figs 1-16
Published in: Groover, R.D. & Bold, H.C. (1969). Phycological studies VIII. The taxonomy and comparative physiology of the Chlorosarcinales and certain other edaphic algae. 6907: 1-165.
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Floydiella terrestris (R.D.Groover & A.M.Hofstetter) Friedl & O'Kelly
Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), growing on the ground or soil, as opposed to rocks or trees (Stearn 1973).
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a terrestrial species.
Type locality: Tennessee (Friedl & O'Kelly 2002: 384). Type: Soil. (Friedl & O'Kelly 2002: 384).
Source of current name
Friedl, T. & O'Kelly, C.J. (2002). Phylogenetic relationships of green algae assigned to the genus Planophila (Chlorophyta): evidence from 18S rDNA sequence data and ultrastructure. European Journal of Phycology 37: 373-384.
Andreyeva, V.M (1998). Poczvennye i aerophilnye zelyonye vodorosli (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). Terrestrial and aerophilic green algae (Chlorophyta: Tetrasporales, Chlorococcales, Chlorosarcinales). pp. -349, , 108 pls. St Petersberg: "NAUKA".
Created: 02 May 2002 by M.D. Guiry
Verified by: 05 March 2013 by M.D. Guiry
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 23 August 2019.